September 30, 2007 Update
In 2006, three Consumer Demand Roundtables were conducted to begin to investigate consumer demand as it related to tobacco cessation and to generate initial recommendations for the field. The report, 6 Core Strategies for Increasing the Use of Evidence-Based Tobacco Cessation Treatments, summarizes the key concepts and ideas that emerged from the Roundtables discussions for building demand among smokers for proven tobacco cessation products and services.
November 10, 2006 Update
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWRs) featured an article on State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco-Dependence Treatments. To see the full text article, click on the below link:
July 24, 2006 Update
From July 12-14, NIH hosted the "State-of-the-Science Conference on Tobacco Use: Prevention, Cessation, and Control." Several Consumer Demand roundtable participants, including Tracy Orleans, Gary Giovino, Betsy Barbeau and Tim McAfee, presented at the meeting. To view their presentations and abstracts click on the below links.
News Items :
"County starts anti-smoking effort Study: Minorities are lighting up more than ever"
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